By Betsy Burrows
Everyday Education 

Engaging Students: Service Learning


Brevard College’s motto is “Learn in Order to Serve,” but for educating our students in experiential ways, it could just as easily be “Serve in Order to Learn.” One of the most engaging ways to prepare our students for citizenship and vocation in the 21st Century is through service learning experiences. Service learning is defined by the National Commission on Service Learning as “a teaching and learning approach that integrates community service with academic study to enrich learning, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities.”

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